Contempo events

Get inspired by your surroundings; get engaged with art and culture; get in touch with like-minded people. Get along to a Contempo event at the Art Gallery of NSW.

Most are also open to non-members.

  • BLAK DOUGLAS: Studio and collection tour

    Artist studio and collection visit

    Saturday 11 October 2014, 1pm

    Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

    Image: courtesy BLAK DOUGLAS.

  • Costumed figure drawing

    Life model and drapery workshop

    Saturday 25 October 2014, 1pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

    Image: istock image

  • Pop printing workshop

    Print like a pop artist

    Saturday 1 November 2014, 1pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

    Image: courtesy Libby Lloyd.

  • Drawing with thread workshop

    Experiment with stitching to draw

    Sunday 16 November 2014, 1pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

    Image: courtesy Alex Falkiner

  • Contempo hang: curator's talk

    A members-only event to celebrate Contempo acquisitions

    Wednesday 19 November 2014, 6.30pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 2 hours | Free, bookings required

    Image courtesy Sophie Harrington

  • Pop painting workshop

    Let Howard Arkley inspire you to paint

    Saturday 22 November 2014, 1pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Howard Arkley Triple fronted 1987 (detail) © The Estate of Howard Arkley, courtesy Kalli Rolfe Contemporary Art

  • Introduction to soft sculpture

    Stitch your own pop-inspired sculpture

    Sunday 23 November 2014, 1pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

    Image: courtesy Alex Falkiner

  • Sydney Painting Now tour and talk

    Visit Galerie pompom and MOP Projects

    Tuesday 25 November 2014, 6pm

    Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Ron Adams Any colour you are (ten points) 2013. Courtesy Galerie pompom

  • Pop art party

    Contempo end-of-year party

    Saturday 29 November 2014, 7.30pm

    Entrance court | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Andy Warhol Silver Liz [Studio type] 1963, screenprint ink and silver spray paint on linen canvas , 101.6 × 101.6 cm, The Eyles Family Collection © Andy Warhol Foundation. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney